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    Re: When do you decide to sell/upgrade your vehicle

    Age, km done. Beyond 150k km its become more difficult to sell it. And maintenance cost also playing a role. Talking about a vehicle using for work and doing high kms.
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    Re: Solar serup charging problem

    Having the same setup. No issues.

    Disconnect the inverter and check again.

    Else that high voltage seems then from the HCDP box charging. Rather switch off the charger on the panel, and have...
  3. Re: Real word ownership experience - LC 200: V8 4.6l petrol vs V8 D4D

    Mooi! Sien hyt n roofrack, so jy kan n paar jerry kanne daar laai.




    Net nie te veel nie.>:D Moes eendag n ou help in die duine, n RTT en seker 120l daarbo gehad.:o
  4. Re: Real word ownership experience - LC 200: V8 4.6l petrol vs V8 D4D

    Yes, you need 250l plus for a cruiser. >:D On the 200 series, apparently its not so straight forward to install and aftermarket tank. Cant remember the detail. I also looked at the 200 series...
  5. Thread: Fridge operating

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    Re: Fridge operating

    Agree, get enough solars, they are cheap nowadays.:)

    The only time I manage the fridge was when my solar panels failed, on a 10 day trip. It was 3 x 80 watt semi flexible panels, not sure why, but...
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    Re: Tyre pressure monitoring system

    Al batteries are replaceable?

    Yes when the sensors are getting old it take sometimes a bit of time to see a reading. But it never failed to warn we.
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    Re: Tyre pressure monitoring system

    Also using the Tire Moni ones, with 6 wheels option for either a trailer or airbag. No issues other then replacing a few sensors over the years.
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    Re: Suzuki - ULTRA Reliable

    My dogter het n swift. Sal enige tyd weer een koop ipv n Aygo of een van daai.
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    Re: Rambling in Namibia

    Yes, was published in the newspapers.
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    Re: Oranjemund, Rosh Pinah and Aus

    Yes and no. A section along the river banks did settled a bit, and cracks formed, but that started long before the floods. :)
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    Re: Charger size vs Battery size?

    12.6V is fine if you ask me. See that on new batteries also.
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    Re: Charger size vs Battery size?

    If its a semi deep cycle, then 15amp can be used. Many charge them from an alternator which output is more. A smart charger will just make sure its better charged.
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    Re: COVID PCR testing in Maun - results timing?

    We also went to Maun private hospital. We just arrived. Took about 24 hours to get the results. It did not matter as we drove further home and we received the results on WhatsApp the the next day on...
  14. Thread: Is it possible to

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    Re: Is it possible to

    Ons het een gehad (nuut) vir werk, het n klompie jare gehou . Heelwat op grondpaaie gesleep na sites, en daar gelos vir n tyd vir die ouens met ondersoeke ens. Maar op n staduim net gelos, het...
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    Re: Flies at Augrabies?

    Remember some years back ( 40 years or so:o) when canoeing the Orange that you got mouths full of these flies through a rapid. That's where they breed apparently, laying eggs just below the water...
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    Re: Oranjemund, Rosh Pinah and Aus

    :) of course it is.
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    Re: Digital Tyre Inflator - Petrol Stations/Garages

    I always have a tyre monitor installed, and inflate till that give a the reading I want.
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    Re: Bushlapa bushwing side panels

    We mostly using a side panel or two just to keep the fridge and kitchen in the shade, and having to push the fridge in and out each time.
  19. Thread: Cooling caravan

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    Re: Cooling caravan

    9000BTU aircon , but that needs quit a large solar battery setup, unless you have 220V power. :)

    These reflective covers would probably be the better option. Not sure if these small water coolers...
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    Re: Latest Namibia road updates

    Raining season then. There can be wash aways also.
  21. Re: Real word ownership experience - LC 200: V8 4.6l petrol vs V8 D4D

    As jy dit kan reg kry is dit goed!!, nie gewerk vir my nie. Het ernstig probeer. >:D
  22. Re: Real word ownership experience - LC 200: V8 4.6l petrol vs V8 D4D

    Nee, moet ek?;D
  23. Re: Real word ownership experience - LC 200: V8 4.6l petrol vs V8 D4D

    Toerkar, werkskar, plaaskar, en vrou se kar kan nie dieselfde wees nie. >:D
  24. Re: Real word ownership experience - LC 200: V8 4.6l petrol vs V8 D4D

    As jy n cruiser ry maak jy nie somme oor petrol nie. >:D

    Kyk dalk na langtermyn onderhoud eerder.:) Diesel sal altyd duurder wees. Nie gekyk wat se 200 series jy na kyk nie, maar petrol een se...
  25. Re: Real word ownership experience - LC 200: V8 4.6l petrol vs V8 D4D

    Of iets wat sy gat kan krap...:)
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    Re: Those who said, electric vehicle, NEVER!

    I saw a comment that someone said hydrogen is the future, but using PV cells to generate electricity to make the hydrogen.
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    Re: Vehicle charging of caravan whilst driving

    Just make sure the HCDP box do have a DC to DC charger in. Some manufacturers order the box without the DC to Dc charger.
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    Re: Rambling in Namibia

    Not an issue now, no rains yet in the western areas. . But when the rains starts it can be an issue camping in the river bed, as you would not know if water is coming or not.
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    Re: Which Land Cruiser do I keep???

    If they are well looked after they are more worth keeping then selling.
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    Re: Toyota Prado or Jeep Grand Cherokee

    What is more boring then Toyota?:)
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    Re: Any wind generation gurus here?

    From my bit of experience with these things, is that off the self thing might not work either. You need to match the generator with wind at that spot.
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    Re: Any wind generation gurus here?

    As said you need quit a strong wind continuously to make it worthwhile.
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Another 2.2 engine popped

    Suspended water might be more of an issue, I believe, with these high pressure common rail injection systems
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    Re: Reckless Moloto road driver

    Old issue, Nam cops dont even do it at an accident scene where the vehicle is full of empties. Apparently they are too useless in doing it, thus no use in court.
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    Fortuner Re: Optimal Tyre Pressure

    Yes, Garage gauges are sometime not accurate.

    With more expensive tyre I use tyre monitors (on my other vehicles) , but in the hilux just one of those thing that makes alarm when it drops below a...
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